Apple promoting tax-free holiday purchases in the US

 

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Apple will cut sales tax charges for purchases made in-store and online during the tax-free holiday, which in most states is August 1 to August 3. Tax-free purchases are also eligible to take advantage of Apple’s “Back to School” promotion, which gives consumers the addition of an Apple Store gift card when they purchase a Mac, an iPhone, or an iPad. The tax-free holiday will take place in the following states:

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • New Mexico
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee

However, there are some limitations and restrictions when it comes to making purchases during the tax-free holiday. Eligible purchases for most states include: Macs, iPads, and most accessories.  Those accessories include, but are not limited to: mice and keyboards when purchased alongside a computer. iPhones, educational software, and AppleCare may be included as well, but consumers should check their state laws to make sure it is allowed by their state of legal residence.

Note: Most states place a cap on the amount of each purchase that is eligible to be tax-free.  The limit is set at $750 in Alabama and Florida, $1,000 in Georgia and New Mexico, $1,500 in Tennessee, $2,500 in Massachusetts, and $3,500 in Missouri. There is not a cap set in South Carolina.

The tax-free holiday runs from August 1 to August 3 in every state but Georgia (ends on August 2) and Massachusetts (not set yet).

Will you guys be taking advantage of the tax-free holiday?  Let me know in the comments section down below or be sure to give me a shout on Twitter – @malloriedeaton.

Source: AppleInsider

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